School of Nursing

School of Nursing

Maximize your career goals learning from faculty that is dedicated to teaching, research and practice. We provide programs of the highest quality that are innovative using a variety of teaching/learning modalities.

The WIU School of Nursing meets the requirements needed to apply for initial licensure in all 50 states in the United States, as well as the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands. Graduates should contact the State Board of Nursing for the state/territory they are interested in:

The Nursing program typically begins at the start of a student's Junior year of college. To apply for the Nursing program, click the purple box on this page; this will lead you to the NursingCAS application. The deadline for Fall admission to the program is March 1. 

Nursing Application

Benefits at WIU

  • Pass Rate on the nursing licensure exam (NCLEX) that exceed State and National Average   
  • 100% job placement rate upon graduating
  • ROTC friendly: classes to work around your schedule
  • Athlete friendly: classes to work around your schedule
  • Earn your nursing degree while studying abroad
  • 100% online learning for RN to BSN
  • Computer simulators in an environment that engages active learning.
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